EventsThe Life of a Navajo Code Talker: Carl Gorman & the First Twenty-Nine

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The Life of a Navajo Code Talker: Carl Gorman & the First Twenty-Nine

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM


Historian Zonnie Gorman is the daughter of Carl Gorman, one of the original Navajo Code Talkers of World War II. In this presentation, Zonnie shares the incredible journey of her father and the pilot group of Navajo Code Talkers who created the first Navajo code. This webinar is cohosted by the Pritzker Military Museum & Library and the Native and Indigenous Allies Committee of Chicago Public Library.

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Photograph provided by Zonnie Gorman

Native American Heritage
Suitable for:
Teens: 13 to 19 years
Adults: 18 and up
Tweens: 10 to 13 years
History and Genealogy

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